Chloasma

What is Chloasma

 

Chloasma as known (Melasma) is a common skin problem. The condition causes dark, discolored patches on your skin.

It’s conjointly known as chloasma, or the “mask of gestation,” when it occurs in pregnant women.

The condition is much more common in women than men, though men can get it too. According to the Indian of Dermatology, 70 percent of people who develop Chlasma are women.

 

Symptoms of melasma

 

  • Chloasma causes patches of discoloration.
  • The patches are darker than your usual colouring.
  • It generally happens on the face and is symmetrical, with matching marks on both sides of the face.
  • Other areas of your body that are usually exposed to sun may develop chloasma.
  • Brownish colored patches usually appear on the:
  • cheeks
  • forehead
  • bridge of the nose

 

 

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